Pain Neuroscience Wisdom from a 19th Century Electrical Engineer

History is full of stories that teach timeless wisdom. Sometimes these stories provide a glimpse into the problem solving prowess of a genius that can remind us to imitate the same approach. One of my favorites is the below story of Charles Steinmetz’s interaction with Henry Ford.
Charles Proteus Steinmetz, the Wizard of Schenectady
(adapted from Smithsonian Magazine 8…

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Clinical Podcast: Pain Management with Dr. Tim Flynn

This week on the EIM Clinical Podcast, Dr. Tim Flynn joins us to discuss the ever-growing importance of pain management in our practices.  Tim is a private practice physical therapist in Colorado.  Tim oversees Colorado in Motion in Northern Colorado and is a partner with Evidence In Motion.

Tim will be covering the management of pain, chronic pain, the…

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Fighting the Proposed Orthotics and Prosthetics Provider Requirements

Amassing a slew of professional healthcare certifications and designations—the “alphabet soup” of letters—after your name means putting in a lot of hard work. And I think I speak for many PTs and OTs when I say that earning these credentials not only puts us in a special league, but also demonstrates a commitment to ourselves and our profession…

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EIM Clinical Podcast: Changing the Clinical Pathway with Dr. Jeff Hathaway

Welcome, Dr. Jeff Hathaway, to the Evidence In Motion Clinical Podcast!  Jeff is the CEO of Breakthrough Physical Therapy as well as a partner with John at Confluent Health.  Jeff shares about his journey in physical therapy, some learning moments, and what he’s done with his business today.

Jeff discusses his philosophy: “More care isn’t better.  Less care…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Pain Neuroscience Education – A Student’s Perspective

There has been a paradigm shift in the last few decades in our understanding of pain, and how to best treat it. Research is now exploring questions regarding the impact of beliefs and cognitions on pain, the interplay between the various biological systems on pain, and the role that physical therapists should take in the assessment and treatment of pain…

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Accelerated Rehab & Accelerated DPT

I distinctly remember when the paper by Shelbourne & Nitz describing an accelerated rehabilitation program after ACL reconstruction was published (yep, I am that old).  Though it would be some time before the RCTs were published that confirmed this observation, the paper nonetheless began a paradigm shift in the postoperative management of patients following reconstructive surgery.  At the time there…

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EIM Clinical Podcast: Mentorship and PT Business Mastery with Dr. Gene Shirokobrod

Dr. Gene Shirokobrod joins us here on the EIM Clinical Podcast this week!  Gene has seen through the launch and success of numerous companies including UpDoc Media, Verve, and Therapy Insiders just to name a few.

Gene has a wealth of knowledge with the business and entrepreneurial side of physical therapy.  He shares his insight and expertise on mentorship, business…

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